Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette and David Thewlis in I'm Thinking of Ending Things,  NETFLIX © 2020

I’m Thinking of Ending Things [film review]

Charlie Kaufman’s latest film, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, adapted by him from Ian Reid’s book of the same title, has stirred a lively discussion in critical circles, regardless of[ . . . ]

Roma, dir. Alfonso Cuarón, 2018

Roma – Beauty on the Outside

There are films whose universal critical approval can only be explained with the stifling power of canonical thinking. A given work is regarded a masterpiece on the basis of a[ . . . ]

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Wildlife

Paul Dano, talented actor acclaimed for his remarkable performance in Paul Thomas Anderson’s tour de force There Will Be Blood and a successful collaboration with a variety of auteurs, including Richard Linklater, Paolo[ . . . ]

Evan Peters (Warren Lipka) in American Animals, dir. Bart Layton

American Animals

Existential vacuum is a subject that hits home with many film directors of the now quickly maturing generation X. Their interest in the age-old phenomenon, which tends to gain importance each[ . . . ]